Screenit: Imitative Behavior - Average Adjusted* Box Office
(with number of films per category)

(*adjusted for inflation to December 2013 dollars before calculating averages)

All films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None34,143,587
(5)
1,968,439
(2)
35,244,838
(5)
69,388,425
(5)
26,902,732
(5)
7,240,855
(5)
15,582,961
(5)
5.11
(5)
60%
Minor47,230,755
(137)
8,504,997
(78)
61,308,424
(125)
113,016,062
(125)
49,115,241
(107)
8,248,555
(107)
27,637,910
(101)
3.44
(101)
46%
Mild56,036,719
(547)
7,445,957
(328)
67,049,477
(508)
126,384,392
(508)
52,886,019
(454)
11,575,021
(454)
32,187,956
(435)
4.49
(435)
48%
Moderate55,893,263
(382)
5,649,177
(221)
54,871,393
(353)
115,149,464
(353)
48,553,960
(320)
13,683,876
(320)
22,652,174
(306)
3.25
(306)
48%
Heavy59,866,704
(83)
5,426,784
(46)
35,262,224
(80)
97,353,841
(80)
39,379,131
(71)
28,363,416
(71)
28,292,448
(69)
3.06
(69)
57%
Extreme32,181,954
(7)
577,490
(3)
7,587,435
(7)
39,769,389
(7)
17,560,471
(7)
14,621,482
(7)
4,648,446
(7)
5.22
(7)
57%

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None27,046,899
(3)
1,229,345
(1)
32,138,088
(3)
59,184,987
(3)
39,833,753
(3)
-12,786,854
(3)
-20,482,520
(3)
1.92
(3)
33%
Minor48,853,617
(132)
8,504,997
(78)
63,317,342
(121)
116,564,058
(121)
49,115,241
(107)
8,248,555
(107)
27,637,910
(101)
3.44
(101)
46%
Mild57,169,451
(531)
7,529,650
(323)
68,097,381
(497)
128,211,220
(497)
53,320,747
(450)
11,255,194
(450)
31,631,813
(432)
3.66
(432)
48%
Moderate56,546,471
(377)
5,649,177
(221)
55,497,492
(349)
116,373,398
(349)
48,837,419
(318)
13,742,328
(318)
22,794,022
(304)
3.25
(304)
48%
Heavy62,745,232
(79)
5,426,784
(46)
37,055,670
(76)
102,256,542
(76)
39,811,833
(70)
28,832,230
(70)
28,880,598
(68)
3.10
(68)
57%
Extreme12,908,831
(5)
358,167
(2)
4,202,729
(5)
17,111,561
(5)
20,786,780
(5)
-7,877,949
(5)
-24,461,999
(5)
2.65
(5)
40%

Animated fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
Minor74,403,032
(12)
11,332,184
(8)
107,994,598
(12)
182,397,630
(12)
69,026,680
(8)
38,016,066
(8)
84,551,970
(8)
8.71
(8)
63%
Mild120,748,821
(29)
14,663,482
(23)
143,605,476
(28)
268,391,055
(28)
79,459,165
(26)
47,379,683
(26)
118,774,407
(25)
3.68
(25)
60%
Moderate89,985,796
(18)
10,609,080
(8)
115,756,609
(18)
205,742,405
(18)
66,977,313
(15)
18,130,906
(15)
50,463,731
(15)
2.80
(15)
53%
Heavy29,329,935
(1)
62,725
(1)
306,564
(1)
29,636,498
(1)

(0)

(0)

(0)

(0)

Live action fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None27,046,899
(3)
1,229,345
(1)
32,138,088
(3)
59,184,987
(3)
39,833,753
(3)
-12,786,854
(3)
-20,482,520
(3)
1.92
(3)
33%
Minor46,298,676
(120)
8,181,890
(70)
58,398,745
(109)
109,316,325
(109)
47,506,236
(99)
5,843,099
(99)
22,742,076
(93)
2.99
(93)
44%
Mild53,496,540
(502)
6,982,723
(300)
63,589,435
(469)
119,842,275
(469)
51,717,920
(424)
9,040,013
(424)
26,279,074
(407)
3.66
(407)
47%
Moderate54,869,848
(359)
5,462,890
(213)
52,220,561
(331)
111,513,452
(331)
47,939,405
(303)
13,525,072
(303)
21,357,878
(289)
3.28
(289)
48%
Heavy63,173,633
(78)
5,545,986
(45)
37,545,658
(75)
103,224,809
(75)
39,811,833
(70)
28,832,230
(70)
28,880,598
(68)
3.10
(68)
57%
Extreme12,908,831
(5)
358,167
(2)
4,202,729
(5)
17,111,561
(5)
20,786,780
(5)
-7,877,949
(5)
-24,461,999
(5)
2.65
(5)
40%

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None44,788,620
(2)
2,707,532
(1)
39,904,963
(2)
84,693,583
(2)
7,506,200
(2)
37,282,420
(2)
69,681,183
(2)
9.89
(2)
100%
Minor4,387,201
(5)

(0)
538,656
(4)
5,689,192
(4)

(0)

(0)

(0)

(0)
Mild18,444,172
(16)
2,039,411
(5)
19,703,277
(11)
43,844,942
(11)
3,979,098
(4)
47,555,543
(4)
112,272,518
(3)
123.04
(3)
100%
Moderate6,641,378
(5)

(0)
244,297
(4)
8,361,249
(4)
3,483,900
(2)
4,389,966
(2)
1,091,164
(2)
2.38
(2)
50%
Heavy3,015,783
(4)

(0)
1,186,745
(4)
4,202,528
(4)
9,090,000
(1)
-4,453,590
(1)
-11,701,759
(1)
0.71
(1)
Extreme80,364,759
(2)
1,016,137
(1)
16,049,201
(2)
96,413,961
(2)
9,494,700
(2)
70,870,059
(2)
77,424,561
(2)
11.63
(2)
100%

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data, not adjusted for inflation

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None6,167,817
(1)
996,874
(1)

(0)

(0)
55,000,000
(1)
-48,832,183
(1)

(0)

(0)
Minor42,928,865
(111)
6,698,924
(77)
68,623,091
(40)
139,723,654
(34)
41,205,281
(89)
10,679,303
(89)
45,231,550
(31)
3.29
(31)
48%
Mild47,713,360
(433)
5,994,744
(323)
83,132,123
(151)
164,872,971
(113)
44,576,031
(352)
10,581,903
(352)
55,042,701
(110)
4.00
(110)
55%
Moderate46,508,745
(302)
4,507,359
(221)
67,312,899
(89)
164,956,591
(60)
40,102,724
(246)
11,822,572
(246)
57,241,227
(55)
5.68
(55)
64%
Heavy54,573,316
(62)
4,290,692
(46)
53,839,176
(20)
145,005,913
(13)
32,889,815
(54)
27,905,611
(54)
57,928,990
(13)
3.78
(13)
85%
Extreme9,538,769
(5)
456,107
(3)

(0)

(0)
14,050,000
(5)
-4,511,231
(5)

(0)

(0)